Excursions in Zante
If theres one place you cant miss in Zante, its Smugglers Cove. An arc of sand framed by white cliffs and accessible only by boat, it fronts many Zante postcards. And for good reason - its spectacular and home to a massive shipwreck, which ran aground in 1982. On this morning trip, youll take a boat from nearby Port Vromi and have plenty of time to relax and take in its beauty. Peek around the wreck, swim in the crystal waters or lounge on the sand admiring the scenery. Your trip is timed to avoid the busiest part of the day when the other larger boats carrying literally hundreds of people arrive. On the return boat trip past Zantes famous Face of Poseidon - a grotto shaped in the face of the sea god himself.
Join us as we cruise Zantes waters in search of its most famous residents - The Loggerhead Turtles or Caretta-Caretta. These graceful creatures have been nesting on Zantes beaches for thousands of years. But sadly, theyre now an endangered species. Youll start by sailing to Marathonisi - a pine-covered islet nicknamed Turtle Island. The reasons simple - one of its beaches is a favourite turtle-nesting site. Look out for these enchanting creatures and watch for dolphins, too - the seas here are home to loads marine life. Youll also drop anchor at Marathonisi, so you can take a swim and snorkel. After that, youll cruise to the Keri peninsula, passing its sea caves and lighthouse for some great photos. Finally, you sail across Laganas Bay back to Zante Town.
A fun day for the entire family! While you relax in the sun and listen to the rippling water against our wonderful boat, your children will get transformed into pirates, how? by playing pirate games, listening to adventurous stories, getting their faces painted and wearing bandanas . and many more surprises during this exciting day. The unbelievable clear blue sea, swimming and the fun atmosphere on our exclusive traditional wooden boat are a guarantee for an unforgettable day. Lots of fun for all ages!
This adults-only getaway is all about taking time out and spending a day on a luxury yacht. Youll head off to explore the hidden bays of the coastline and take a dip in clear, blue waters. Keep an eye out for the endangered loggerhead turtles, dolphins and monk seals. Youll head to at a typical waterside taverna for lunch, and you can forget all about the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life.
Sail towards the most amazing sunset in the Ionian Islands. Well stop at Turtle Island for an early evening dip before heading to the West Coast. Between the Mistitris Rocks you will get a fantastic view of the amazing sunset and there is a professional photographer on hand to ensure you get that picture perfect shot. The romantic atmosphere will be completed as you head back to port by moonlight to the sound of relaxing music playing in the background. Magic moments by sunset are a guarantee.
This award-winning trip rolls out all the best bits of Zante in one day. Travelling by coach through olive groves and hills, youll start at Katastari, soaking up the views across to Kefalonia and mainland Greece. Then hop on a boat to cruise around the famous Blue Caves.The star of these caves is the Blue Grotto, which is named after its dazzling blue waters. After that, its on to the area of Volimes for some souvenir shopping before making your way to the monastery at Anafonitria. This half-ruined 14th century monastery was once a refuge for Zantes patron saint, Dionysios. After lunch in Anafonitria village, well drive to Macherado to see its church - famous for its Venetian belfry. Lastly, youll call at an olive oil factory before heading for a hillside which gives fantastic views over Zante Town. So north, south, east and west no stone is left unturned Please note - if the boat trip to the Caves is cancelled because of high winds, youll visit the Versagio Folklore Museum instead.
If you like a fix of history on your holiday, then join us on this day of discovery. Youll sail to the Greek mainland and drive to Olympia - one of the most important sanctuaries of antiquity and the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Set under a wooded hill, itll whisk you straight back to toga wearing ancient Greece. With a guide explaining everything, youll delve among the ruins. See the crumbled stadium and running track where 20,000 spectators once cheered on their favourite athletes. Gaze at the Temple of Hera where the Olympic flame was first lit in around 776 BC. And see the collapsed Temple of Zeus, where a massive statue of Zeus, acclaimed as one of the Wonders of the Ancient World, once stood. Afterwards, youll visit the nearby Archaeological Museum to see the treasures and relics originally excavated from the site. Then, its on to Olympia town, where youll have time for lunch and some souvenir shopping before returning to Zante.
Wet n Wild in Sarakinado is the biggest waterpark on Zante, with enough slides and rides to keep everyone happy. Speed freaks can brave the Black Hole, shoot through the Sinkhole, and whizz down the Kamikaze slides. If youd rather relax, you can float down the Lazy River or laze on a sunlounger. There are play areas for younger kids, and bars and cafés, too. As an added bonus, we also offer a ticket-only trip, so you can go whenever you want and still skip the queues at the entrance.
Zantes about much more than beaches and nightlife. Away from the holiday resorts, its all ancient olive groves, unspoilt villages and sprawling vineyards untouched by tourism. So what better way to discover its secret side than on a 4x4 tour? Rumble off-road in a Jeep to explore the parts of the island that only the locals know about. Heading off-road onto dirt tracks and country lanes, youll see everything from remote villages to tucked-away monasteries and lonely beaches.
Fancy giving scuba diving a go? Already an experienced diver? Whatever your skill level is we can arrange a fantastic diving experience for you. Flipper around rock formations hiding all sorts of marine life, more experienced divers will venture further afield to explore the amazing waters of Zante.
Why settle for just one island while youre here? Kefalonia lies just north of Zante and is big on beauty. Take the ferry over to her shores, watching as her mountains and cliffs come into view. Passing through small villages, high mountains and beautiful scenery leading the way to the unique Drogarati Cave. Step inside this 1,000 square-metre cavern and prepare to be dazzled by its stalactites and stalagmites. Your tour then continues to Melissani Lake - a subterranean lagoon. Take a rowboat over its waters - they turn an extraordinarily bright blue when the sunlight shines through the open rooftop. After lunch at the portside village of Agia Efimi, well then make a photo stop above Myrtos Bay. This cliff-framed beach took a starring role in the movie, Captain Corellis Mandolin. Lastly, well drive up to the area surrounding the castle of St. George, a ruined hilltop fortress that was once Kefalonias capital. Here you will see the amazing view of Kefalonia below you and in the distance a fantastic picture of the north of Zante.